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that. >> aye been using the bathroom in the back. [laughter] okay. bathroom humor now. we are getting low. any other questions? >> well thank you for all coming on your saturday. appreciate it. and remember your evaluations. we have a volunteer that will collect your evaluations. and thank you. we will see you soon. i have a card if anybody wants more information about the stuff we are doing. the models we are working on so thanks a lot. [applause] >> thank you very much. so i hope the first morning of the sifrt neighborhood empowerment summit was enjoyable. we will vote by applause, how about that. yeah! >> and hope you enjoyed the lunch as well. we would like to begin the mid day portion of today's summit and that is the keynote address that will be presented by latoya cantrell of the association of new orleans. i'd like to get that started in a moment. there were a few things i would like to give to our attention the evaluation form in our folder on the left side second page is critical. a lot of people provided insight in ways woo can improve things here. we would like to get t
and your strategies. block captains aided us in our recovery. block captains are people living on blocks who stepped up to say, i will be the eyes and ears of my area. i will walk and see who's back and who's not and their intensions. our block captain program is still alive now. we restructured it we are moving from who's back and who's not to dealing with the quality of life issues that arrive on a daily basis. whether it's you know crime, whether it's blight, whether it's zoning issues. people rebuilding and not adhering to the new zoning laws it's constant. i would also take you through marketing your neighborhoods now. starting to, we were digtus media inc. who was a corporation in san francisco provide us with light post banners with no cost and we were able to put them through the neighborhoods. it afforded the opportunity to have banners and what do you call them -- i can't think of the name, billboards throughout the neighborhoods to claim that broadmoored. it had an impact on people buying in the momentum and getting involved in the community and feeling that my neighborhood is
and banks for using our country as a way for them to get rich at everyone else's expense accountable for after the first time in decades for their actions. we'll hear from employers, job seekers. good afternoon to you. i am dylan ratigan. we are supposed to be in dallas, but mother nature had other plans for us last night. a massive storm. >> we have a problem in the country, a model that said we have an economy based upon services and what have we gotten? one bubble after another. >> the president has to like a razor blade, just go right after the single issue most on the minds of the american people and that's employment. >> we need to put america back to work and we need specifics. >> we need a bold leader to head up our country. we need business leaders to come together and say we want to profit from operations over seas, but not at the debtriment of the american economy, workforce and future generations of american. we've been doing that for over 20 years. >> 20 years too long. that, the ceo of new core steal. it is where we have taken job wars today. over the next hour, real so
network all of us up here. i hope throughout the day it's driven home that it begins in the community. you can out reach to the organizations and city departments and get the support you need but it come back to the community. i really want you all to leave here today with the tools and strategies you need to go forth and do the right thing in your communities and build strength and power. it's up to all of us to continue to build community and organize. i thank you all for your participation. we will stay here for a bit to answer any other questions people have as they are leaving. thank you all very much. [applause]. i have a news letter and people have things to distribute. >> robert's rules in brief is right here. this is the break outsession on disaster preparedness. many of you were here for the lunchtime speaker talking about the broad more district about how community building before a disaster aides in recovery. and that's a lot of what we are trying to generate through the neighborhood empowerment network. we know in san francisco it's not if we have a big disaster it's when. us
people, the american people will want to work with us to come to grips with these challenges that face our country. it's about having that adult conversation an honest, open way, that will help get us the answers to lay out the plan that will solve this problem once and for all. >> congressman bill cassidy is a physician and a republican from louisiana who was a key member of today's roll out. congressman, as you know going into this republicans thought it wasn't a good idea to do this. i didn't hear specifics from john boehner. e read through the pledge. can you tell us how specifically you are going to cut spending? how republicans are going to make these changes? i didn't see them in there. >> one thing we can say about the reform, the congressional budget office says that will save $54 billion over ten years. that is a specific we would implement without having an immediate impact. >> where are the changes in entitlement programs? are the mentions of the cost of war in afghanistan and iraq? >> let me start with the entitlement programs. the day after the president signed the health
volunteer hours and given us a sense of hathey look like. that's what we really like. and the volunteer hours can be inunskilled labor or professional services those canning volunteered up to 70 dollars an hour. if you have an architect in the neighborhood donating their designs that's a 70 dollar value. you can quickly come up with a nice match if you have a robust community. that is the selling thing the more you have the more you can do and the more likely you will get our grant and several grants. and then you go to other grants from other institutions like san francisco beautiful. so then to further emphasize the community challenge portion of the match, we then score applications once they come in. with a heavy emphasis on community building and community benefits. if you have the application package it's self explaintory 35 points to community benefits. 20 points to neighborhood participation. 30 pounts toward project feasibility. the paps, 20 points is sort of furthered by 10 points in the community benefit's section. a lot is geared toward projects that have a lot of neighborho
car operator uses to stop the cable car. it's a very important piece of metal. it's the official emergency brake that drives a metal wedge into the ground and pushes the blade and imbeds itself for a quick stop. but these slot blades keep us going. ladies and gentlemen, once more, the slot blades! [applause] ♪ ♪ oh, go bop ♪ go bop, bop, go bop, bop, go , go bop ♪ ♪ go jingle bop ♪ go bop >> the slot blades, ladies and gentlemen! >> thank you. >> is everybody ready? is everybody ready? to announce the amateur third place category in 2009. tom sweeney. third place, amateur category. tom? >> third place winner goes to kblx. let's hear it for kblx. right. congratulations. congratulations. thanks, tom. >> go away. now second place, ladies and gentlemen. from triple-a. matt newcomer. all right, matt, who is our second place winner in the amateur category? >> our second place winner is the team from abc 7. >> abc 7 come and get it! couple of words? >> thank you so much. if you watch abc 7 at 3:00 p.m. um see this trophy on tv. >> ok, excellent. all right. and to announce t
an outside feed product. >> for you to come before us and say, it's the feed, we had nothing to do with it, is hard for me to believe. >> reporter: victims had a hard time believing decoster too. >> it just overpowered my whole system. >> reporter: 30-year-old sarah lewis, who nearly died, met with decoster after the hearing. >> i said, i am a real person and this is what you've done to me. >> reporter: when we asked -- >> will you take responsibility? >> reporter: all we got was silence. david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> there is a new theory being offered about the sinking of "the titanic." it comes from the granddaughter of the most senior officer to survive the disaster. because of a steering error. she claims it sank because the captain continued sailing instead of stopping the ship. the officer's granddaughter just made the claims public in her new book. >>> here's your thursday forecast. hail and gusty winds in southern minnesota, omaha, des moines, and kansas city. heavy rain and flooding from the dakotas to wisconsin. showers from san antonio to new orleans. thunderstorms fr
to have. but what i want to do is talk about what's coming up -- i want us to talk about what's at stake in this election because the people that potentially will take over if we don't focus on this election, i promise you will cut aids funding. >>> welcome to "morning joe." great to have you was. joe scar borrow with you along with mika brzezinski. tina brown of the daily beast and mark halprin with msnbc and "time" and willie geist. the founder, as jon meacham says t founder and publisher and host of "way too early." john writes in a critique every morning. >> that's great. >>> we have a big show today. we're going to be running back and forth to places. president bill clinton will be on the show later this morning. and we have a lot to talk about this morning. >> we do. you go first. >> we saw "waiting for superman" yesterday. actually the story dovetails nicely with the newark story today that's in the news. but wow. you walk out of it feeling really twisted up and angry. >> willie, we were all there, and i knew how it was going to end. people were telling me about the lottery for th
. >>> there was a setback in efforts to free 33 miners in chile. one of the hammers on a drill used in the rescue mission became detached yesterday. the crews were drilling through rock when it happened. the drill was repaired and work continued. rescued in early november, six weeks sooner than first expected. >>> one lawmaker on capitol hill says hearings on a salmonella outbreak revealed a disturbing picture of egg production here in america. >> and the owner of an iowa egg farm did apologize to people who got sick from salmonella. t.j. winick has details. >> reporter: good morning, rob and vinita. lawmakers in washington got few answers on wednesday. the owner of one farm refused to testify. another blamed an ingredient bought from a supplier for the outbreak. eggs from two iowa farms were linked to a massive salmonella outbreak this past summer. as many as 1,600 americans were sickened. 30-year-old sarah lewis. >> they thought they were going to have to do emergency bowel surgery. >> reporter: and 77-year-old carol lobato. >> my doctors told me that i almost certainly would have died without aggressi
just indulge myselo this is my local church. for me it's special because when i used to pray in the jungle, i would pray a lot to this virgin here--the virgin of guadalupe. i read so many times the bible when i was in captivity. i have many favorite passages. one of my favorite is the letter from sans. and he's talking about a vision he had, and he was suffering a lot. and then he hears jesus saying "my grace suffice you." he doesn't need anything else to overcome his pain than the grace of jesus. in a way, he discovered that the more fragile he was, the more stronger he was. and it just made a lot of sense to me in the jungle because it's exactly how i felt. oprah: wow. so what's the most important lesson you think you learned from this ordeal? what did you take from this ordeal? >> well, it--something that helps me every day since i'm free, which is that--it came to a point where i had lost everything. everything. i mean i couldnt move, i couldnt go to the toilet, i couldnt drink when i wanted, i couldnt talk to anybody. i couldn't do anything without--without havingher
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